LATHAM, NY – Major General Patrick A. Murphy, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
Deric Behling from Pulaski and serving with the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
Joseph Phelan from Oswego and serving with the 206th Military Police Company is promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential.
These promotions additionally recognize the best qualified soldiers and attract and retain the highest caliber Citizen Soldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard.
For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov or www.1800goguard.com